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DUNKIRK

By: A D Divine D.S.M.

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1946

Seller ID: 001693

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with minimal edgewear. No marks or inscriptions. 2nd Impression. Gilt lettering to spine. This is the true story of Dunkirk from it s almost nebulous beginnings to the astonishing triumph at the end. Precedes the 1948 E.P. Dutton First American Edition. Nice and clean internally and externally. Scarce in dustwrapper. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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1939 ~ THE MAKING OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

By: Aster, Sidney

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001486

Condition: Near Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Illustrated. Sidney Astor for the first time describes the so-called 'Tilea Affair', which set in motion the policy of a deterrent front in Eastern Europe and led to the guaranteeing of Poland by Britain and France. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Birth of an Army

By: Austin, A B

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Gollancz: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002314

Condition: Very Good


2nd Edition. Unclipped, lightly chipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The Story of the Tunisian Campaign: of the building, in six months, of a great allied army, of the mistakes that were made, the lessons that werw learned - and of the triumphs that followed. Illustrated. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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BATTLES LOST AND WON

By: Baldwin, Hanson W

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001583

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Great campaigns of World War 2. Includes the Polish Campaign & Okinawa, the Battle of Britain, the Invasion of Crete, Fall of Corregidor, Stalingrad and Tarawa. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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On Their Shoulders - British Generalship in the Lean Years 1939 - 1942

By: Barclay, C N

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000872

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. British Generalship in the Lean Years 1939 - 1942. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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France and Belgium 1939-1940

By: Bond, Brian

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Davis-Poynter: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001089

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The remarkable series of events that led to the campaign of May 1940 tended to be overshadowed, for the British, by the dramatic aftermath of Dunkirk: The Battle of Britain, the U-boat war, and the operations in North Africa. Nevertheless, these events exerted a decisive influence on Allied strategy and policy for the remainder of the war. Nice and clean internally and externally. Fi... View more info

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Second Front Now - The Road to D-DAY

By: Bruce, George

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, MacDonalds and Janes: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002324

Condition: Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. Sunned spine. No marks or inscriptions. Silver lettering to spine. The road to D-DAY. This highly readable and historically valuable book reveals a great deal about the motives and characters not only of Britain's leaders but also of those of the United States and the Soviet Union. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Myth of the Blitz, The

By: Calder, Angus

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Pimlico: 1992

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 003673

ISBN: 0712698205

Condition: Near Fine


No marks or inscriptions. Illustrated. During World War II, there seemed to be a gap between the reality and what could be called the 'myth of the Blitz'. The author shows that this myth was not purely propaganda but was a deep-rooted, common conception of pastoral England and the perfect gentleman. This book is the sequel to 'The People's War'. Angus Calder is the author of 'Speak for Yourself: A Mass-Observation Anthology'. Nice and clean internally and externally. View more info

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Soldier at Bomber Command

By: Carrington, Charles

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Arms and Armour: 1987

Edition: First Edition / First Impression

Seller ID: 003700

Condition: Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper. No marks or onsriptions. Introdction by John Terraine. But those who have read his earlier works, as well as those who hae have come afresh to the work of this fluent and clear sighted writer will surely agree that the wait has been worthwile. View more info

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The War That Stalin Won

By: Collier, Richard

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002923

ISBN: 0241111374

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. In this stirring account of the last 750 days of WWII, the author's underlying theme is essentially the chaos imposed on Europe by Roosevelt's obsession that Russia should become a partner in a post-war Grand Alliance, a belief that led to the permanent enslavement of over 100 million people behind the 'Iron Curtain' that Churchill foresaw; a war that only Josef Stalin, ... View more info

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Road to Tunis

By: Divine, A D

Price: £34.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001210

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. Wear to extremities. No marks or inscriptions. This is the tale of the Tunisian campaign from start to finish, beginning with the disembarkation of troops on the beach at Arzen. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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THE BIG THREE Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin

By: Edmonds, Robin

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003663

ISBN: 0241129400

Condition: Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Mapped endpapers. Silver lettering to spine. Illustrated. This book traces the rise to power and the wartime relationshop of Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill. The three only met twice, at Yalta and Potsdam, and although they were allies fighting a common enemy, the seeds of the Cold War were already sown at those meetings. The post war 'special relationship' between Roosevelt and Churchill and the Cold War betw... View more info

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A Drop Too Many

By: Frost, John

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Herndon, Virginia, U.S.A., Cassell: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003635

ISBN: 0304307173

Condition: Fine


No marks or inscriptions. Silver lettering to spine. Illustrated. No one who has read of Arnhem can have failed to have been inspired by gallantry of the 2nd Parachute Regiment, which held the north end of the key road bridge over the Rhine not for 24 hours for which it was equipped, but for 3 days and 4 nights. Commanded by the then Lt-Col Frost, they beat off repeated armoured and infantry assaults by far greater numbers, until forced out of the ruined and burning posi... View more info

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The Battle of France 1940

By: Goutard, Colonel A

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Muller: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002876

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Foreword by Capt. B H Liddell Hart. What really happened to the French army in the face of the German offensive. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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TUG OF WAR - The Battle for Italy: 1943-45

By: Graham, Dominick & Bidwell, Shelford

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001609

Condition: Near Fine


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The battle for Italy 1943-45. This is a penetrating study of what any other era would of counted as a great war, and an essential contribution to the understanding of the nature of warfare. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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COMMAND DECISIONS

By: Greenfield, K.R.

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001530

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. 20 crucial command decisions that decided the outcome of WWII. With an introduction by Cyril Falls. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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Mediterranean Strategy 1939-1945

By: Harding, Field Marshal

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002765

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No marks or inscriptions. By Field Marshal the Lord Harding G.C.B., C.B.E., D.S.O., M.C. The Lees Knowles Lectures for 1959. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The Week Before Pearl Harbour

By: Hoehling, A A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003291

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with minimal edgewear. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. Nice and clean internally and externally. Japan's diplomatic code had been cracked months before. Negotiations were at a standstill. Smoke curled ominously from the incinerators of Japanese embassies. All the signs pointed to an imminent attack in the Pacific. Yet no one acted. Why? Illustrated. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise... View more info

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The Poltava Affair

By: Infield, Glenn B

Price: £17.00

Publisher: London, Hale: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001778

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The secret World War II operation that foreshadowed the Cold War. This book gives a full and detailed account of 'Operation Frantic Joe',the only major attempt at co-operation between the United States and the Soviet Union in WWII. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info

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The War Path

By: Irving, David

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002810

ISBN: 0718116798

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Unclipped dustwrapper with NO LOSS. No marks or inscriptions. Gilt lettering to spine. The beginnings of World War 2. Mapped endpapers. Illustrated. Nice and clean internally and externally. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless otherwise clearly stated. View more info